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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 87 people named Shaugnessy in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 48% more people named Shaugnessy in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 129 people named Shaugnessy were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 24 women had paying jobs
  • 42 adults were unmarried
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 3 reported their race as other than white

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As Shaugnessy families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • 40 were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from Irish Free State
  • 16 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from Irish Free State